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Khelo: Karnataka, Delhi lifters open gold account

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

and opened their gold medal tally in on day five of the Khelo India Youth Games 2019 here on Sunday.

and from and were the artisans of gold honours for their respective states.

The medal tally for is interestingly poised as with four gold have gone past and (three each), while Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, have inched closer by adding a gold each to their tally on the day, a issued here said.

P Dhatri of lifted the womens 71kg U-17 gold with a total of 151 kg (snatch 70kg, clean and jerk 81kg) despite two failed attempts in the second category.

In the womens U-21 71kg, Akshata and Lavanya Rai gave cause to celebrate with a gold-silver double.

The 76kg U-17 women's event saw Tamanna of dominate the competition with a total of 172 kg (snatch 75kg, clean and jerk 97kg).

was the gold-getter for in the women's 76kg U-21 class lifting a total of 193kg (snatch 80kg, clean and jerk 108kg).

The final battle on the day featured the mens' 96 kg youth and junior categories.

It was a double delight for Abhimanya Panday from in the U-17s by first being bettering his earlier record by five kilos in clean and jerk with 148kg.

He also improved on his total from 253 kg to 260 kg.

In U-21 action, Delhi's Sehrawat took gold on a total of 291 kg (snatch 133 kg, clean and jerk 158 kg).

Results: U-17 Women's 71kg: 1. P.Dhatri (AP) 151 kg. 2. (Krl) 145 kg. 3. 142 kg.

U-21 Women's 71kg: 1. (Krn) 176 kg.

2. Lavanya Rai (Krn) 174 kg.

3. PH Roshni (Arn) 167 kg.

U-17 Women's 76kg:

1. Tamanna (Hrn) 172 kg.

2. (Mah) 147 kg.

3. Chukka Sri Lakshmi (AP) 139 kg.

U-21 Women's 76kg:


1. (Tnd) 193 kg.

2. (Mnp) 177 kg.

3. (Mah) 176 kg.

U-17 Men's 96kg: 1. (Pun) 260kg.

2. CH. (Mnp) 239 kg.

3. (UP) 236 kg.

U-21 Men's 96kg: 1. (Del) 291 kg.

2. Kalyan Singh (HP) 281 kg.

3. (MP) 280 kg.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 21:35 IST
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